Hunterdon County | Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

  New Jersey Agricultural
Experiment Station
Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County





4-H Youth DevelopmentA community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The New Jersey 4-H Youth Development Program offers everyone in grades K–13, the opportunity to explore countless opportunities in science, arts, foods, outdoor adventure, and more. 4-H is where there's fun in learning and learning is fun!

  Family & Community Health Sciences
Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) links agriculture and health to bring innovative food, nutrition and healthy lifestyles programs to Hunterdon County residents of all ages. Outreach includes research and collaboration in Nutrition, Child and School Wellness, Chronic Disease Prevention and Food Safety & Home Food Preservation

Agriculture and Resource ManagementServes the residents of Hunterdon County through the development and dissemination of research-based information. Assists commercial agriculture operations through research and demonstrations related to tree fruit, small fruit and vegetable crop management, implementation of Integrated Pest Management Systems (IPM), and viable use of natural resources.


Lawn and Garden
Includes the Rutgers Master Gardener program, for home garden and landscape education, information and problem solving. Rutgers Master Gardener volunteers are a unique group of trained individuals who assist Rutgers Cooperative extension in providing horticultural programs and services to enhance their communities, and educate local residents in their home gardens and landscapes

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Upcoming Events and News

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge. Through science-based educational programs, Rutgers Cooperative Extension truly enhances the quality of life for residents of New Jersey and brings the wealth of knowledge of Rutgers, the State University to local communities.  RCE strives to better the lives of the citizens of Hunterdon County through a cooperative agreement between Rutgers and the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Educational programs are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.


Events & NewsHighlights:

January 1 – Happy New Year
January 11 – State 4-H Goat Extravaganza
January 16 – 4-H Leader Appreciation
February 26 – North Jersey Commercial Vegetable Growers Meeting
March 4 – North Jersey Commercial Fruit Growers Meeting

Events & NewsRoom Reservations 
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